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  • 400g turkey breast mince
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces


  • 100ml low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp mild curry powder
  • 1/4 white cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • sultanas, a handful


  • STEP 1

    Put the turkey mince, ginger and garlic pastes, paprika, chilli powder and ground coriander in a bowl, season and mix well. Form into 9 burgers and chill for 20 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    For the slaw, whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice and curry powder, and season.

  • STEP 3

    Mix in the cabbage, onion, carrot and sultanas.

  • STEP 4

    Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large frying pan, rolling the pan to coat well.

  • STEP 5

    Add the burgers and fry gently for 5 minutes on each side, until caramelised and cooked through.

  • STEP 6

    Serve with lettuce ‘buns’ piled high with slaw.


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